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Ordered o rdered Dismissed Di missed for Part Partin PArtin Partc
in 1n Slocum c Horror HorrorTHE HorrorTHE HorrorTHE
Imp ImpriaostNt tluali B M the 1Mtor PaaaHy Maltyfor PaaaHyfor
for lafxsetfea a et e f tamt lMpc lMpcIf bIepMtiea Isspeetisa
tiea 1 It and Misr MisrAs tieM tieMAs
As a punishment for Ute carelessness carelessnessut care carelit
If the inspection pec service rvtee In New Ne York Yorkwhich Yurkwhicb Yukwhich
which made it possible for the excursion excursionsteamer excundoasl excunlonsteamer
steamer sl 8I Slocum to burn buna causing th thdiath UM UMtluub thedeath
death of 960 6 people President Roosevelt Roosevelthas RooHveltLas Rooseveltas
has as removed from office Chief Inspector InspectorHubert laapeetorHtk InspectorItubrrt
Hubert Htk > rt 8 Rodie and Assistant Inspec Inspecttns laapecturs lnspecturs
turs James A A Dumont and Thomas H HIurrett HI
Iurrett IurrettThe 1 alr arrest arrestTtie tt ttTh
The Th announcement of the removal is isiiuile IaIule istude
iiuile in a resume rMwaeof of the report of the theFederal tbeFederal theFederal
Federal Commission wJUeh pleb Ia investigated investigatedii
iht ii i 1 t disaster by the President issued this tmJliVlr1itt thisnrurn
nrurn 11 JliVlr1itt urntag The President holds these thesen
n 1111 u responsible for the condition of the theii theirrighting
i ii irrighting righting apparatus and lifesaving Ule UlekeB lifesavingd
d i c vices v ices on the steamer which Idcb would ouId not notwork DOtW notmurk
work W lk when required for service rvlce though thoughpassed tIIoUlJlapassed thoughpassed
passed as In good condition COIIdItioaby by th tM in inpectors IatC Inpectors
pectorsThe pectors pectorsThe tC ton tonThe
The President in commenting on the thereport tINttport thereport
report says saysTh saysThe y
Th TIle Pncisteftts Pss a I its Ltt IAttThe Letter LetterThe r rroe
The President says f fI in his lette lettei
I have ba ve received the retort ot the theIommissioa thcmmisaloD thetummision
Iommissioa mmisaloD of the United State on the theinvestigation tileh
investigation h 1 vest esUatlon Ignites of the General ae Slocum SlocumDisaster IIIorual SlocumDisaster
l Disaster Sasttl and the report of th the De Department oe oe1Itment Dopi ¬
partment pi 1Itment < tmemt of Justice of October 12 U recpitulating re recapitulating re repilulaUna ¬
capitulating what has been done by the theI
I Jtpartment of Justice JuaU in connection connectionwith connectionW connectionatIi
with W I h the criminal proceedings proeeedi taken takengainst takengailUlt takengainst
gainst various individuals because of ofihtir oft ofiitir
t ihtir ia ir connection conn tion with the disaster I Iad IOIltl Ired
OIltl > ad you OU herewith here both bodaPunitive report reportPunitive repo t tPunitlve
Punitive action actl by the Ooven Oovenian oyt ernment ernmenti11
ian 111 of course only take two f fuie fa formatttt
tttt uie 1 that of legal proceedings proc l aj aji against againstttiuse ainat ainatt
i nose either t within or without wit bout the i iice ser seric
ice ieto ic e and two removal from office of ofiote ofl ofo
iote l o a within the service serviceIt
It I t appears pea that the Department t of ofJ ofJ ofu
J u usiice = tire has already secured indictments indictmentsiKiilnsl IDdlct indictmentst nu nutp
iKiilnsl tp t alnst Inst the tb master ter and captain of the theSlocum theIveum thelocum
locum and against tbe managing di dir dirdr dir
r rdr i tors of the Knickerbocker Steamboat Steamboatompany t aiboatI Stosuniboatutnpany
I ompany um auy to irhich ebcqmpaay company the Sloeum Sloeuslunged Sloeumh IIIoowajlontd
h jlontd < long lunged d for misconduct mi + tcouduct uct negligence negligencei n nalt negligencedud
alt i ad inattention to duty by th the tbeaJui theud captain captaintii
aJui < tii ud < for aiding and abetting therein t by byi bytr
i tr tie managing ma directors directorsIndictments dlrectOlLT directorsFurthermore
T Indictments U Preened PreenedFurthermore P P1urthermon
Furthermore the De Department t of Jis Jistive I It Jtrr Jtrrti
tive t ti k t has secured indictments again againHenry apbut apbutlenrLundber agaYnstlicnry
Henry lenrLundber Lundberg and aDdlohn John W Wt Fleming Flemingi
t hf i 1 t assistant inspectors of the thejdtIrIIJMCUon Bteam BteamhoatIrapection SteelniatItspectkn
hoatIrapection Service who ho actually actuallynspeotd actuallyiSIJtftd actuallyispect
nspeotd ispect d the Slocum for fraud mis misonduct mJanduct misducrt
onduct ducrt and Inattention to duty dutyLun dutyLunibeq dutyLundberg
Lunibeq Lun < iberg had been appointed merely merelyn leIy leIyon
on > n probation in the service and aB4doppei ha hadropped has been beend
d dropped oppei There can can of course be no nofurther nofurther
further t u nllt action fetlon taken about abo > at Fleming un untl 1IDt nnti
t ti tl his trial has been finished AnJaIM4it although althotigfrit
it dot < not follow folio that an acquittal acquittalwould acquittalwuuld
would prevent reveat the department chparUaeatbarghc fuse Eli diai Elichargitg
i tmrgirg him hi from t th tIae e service servicein
in I n a Idttton the Department De of Ju JuiK lu lutk insUce
Uce iK < hii h secured the Indictment of the thejiarag thenarar then
jiarag narar n < trag < r and three employe eol toyes of the theXoupareil theolp theuaDarail
Xoupareil olp uaDarail u iI Cork Work Worka of Camden N NJ NJ NJ
J for putting upon tbe market com eororitec1 comot1 cornrssedcork
rssedcork ritec1 ot1 cork blocks for us WIfo > In making makingif maid
21 if f ftprt > preservers IJrE trven each of which Ic block blockitaii bloclcamahd blockst
t mahd itaii > d in its center a piece of bar bariron barirlll1 barir
iron ir n w tghing hln several ounces This ft last lastti laatdfIt lasttYe
dfIt tYe ti tse se was WI of so heinous a characterthat character characterThi charactert
that t hn it is difficult to comment upon it itwuh itit itt
wuh t it t h proper pr p oiler r self IleIfreatralnL IleIfreatralnLIt restraint restraintIt
it It a apeara pears that the National Nationalire NationalI LMt8Ia LMt8Iat
t ire r hi h a never enacted a law pro proi proVldID proVldIDJ ng ngi
i set terms for the punishment of this thisj thisrtkular thisrticular
j Articular specie l of infamy doubtless doubtlessi
i caa < < > us4 < e ic never n ver entered the head of any anyn aDYm an ann
n in n that thatBo so gross an infamy could be bei hiettrated h hrhated
i rhated rKt ttrated rated I Iuapat suggest that you report reporti report1Li
1Li i hi whole matter to Congress ColI trans trsnnatiing 1 1Iling transttting
natiing these two reports and at that thattune thatt
t tune u IlH r calling special 8J attention to th the need needf
< > f imposing an adequate penalty for th thunking tI toking lintti
ti unking king or selling of defective ttfeamv ttfeamvi
i t a > piiancee pllancesPenohm4nt piianceePimiihmect Uance UancehiJt
Pimiihmect f fee r Xmylgyam XmylgyamSu Sa SaSu
Su St much for what bat the t e Department of ofJlhtice otJstke ofJ
Jlhtice J Mice has done in reference to the theHsaster thei
disaster i aster But in addition to the the men menut 1IIe 1IIeJlIt teenvn I
JlIt ut vn trial by the Department of oft le leaction Jus 1 1t
t action should be taken againstti against againstthee t tt
t ti thee Pe employes whoa boae responsibility for fori forlI forthh
lI thh i state of things t producing the eel nedt acciJvnt eelhlll
Jvnt tt t has h been brought out in the re ref re reJ
i rt of t the commission COlD COlDALLorc commissionAccording commiasintiAccording
According ar to this report it appear appeariai appeariat
iai in addition to the two aasisant t In Inctura Inpvctors
pvctors ctura torlf who o are now no on trial the 8u 8uvising auJniIin
1 JniIin vising Inspectrr of the Second din dlstr 4J8 dinrc
tr r Ln rc < t Mr Rodie and the two local in inActors Invturs
Actors dura of the port of New Me York
l t esr srs r Dumont and Barrett should all
J hue In be removed for laxity ty and neglect neglectrj
rj performing p their duties I
As 4 regards the conduct of Mr Rodie j I IJ tJI
JI Mr J r rhler hler dissents from the th conduaiens COndatmlll i i
f the four other commissioners I agree agreeHI p agreet 8 8the
t HI t the conclusions of the other four
Laxity and neglect where the con consuences conuences
0 suences may be so testable te ter ible ble as they
r v e < proved roved it to be tbecuse the case cannot cannotpassed cannotpassed
> passed over even where there has
U n good conduct in other respects on onpart
ht L part of tbe man n implicated Accord ACODIdIIy
IIy ly the three oAcials named will ill be bej beuuved
j moved from the service serviceMoreover aervlcetrover serviceMoreover
Moreover you will Ul please direct their theirMifcessors tbeIrwCSiK theirtt
Mifcessors tt wCSiK crssors in office at once to conduct conducta
a thorough t examination of the entire ent in inj injtion
j jtion otion tion force uf the port of New Ne York
t It1 ti the object of weeding eedlq out all the theinii theawu theIL
inii IL i whom such examination e shall show showr howI
> W IJ ucdtted u dtted to perform the very ard arduoua ardliI ardU
uoua liI U ns > and
responsible hle duties of their po potior potiinr
tior I tiinr jurlI The Supervising uperv Inspector Gen Oenrai Genral
rai 1 has at present no headquarters headquarterson
111 fur on or special agents eo that It Is un uniubtedly
iubtedly j It ly very difficult for him to exer eJiterany
< is I any adequate iJnd and direct supervis supervisn
j i n J over the various local divisions of
inr It I inspection il1l tIoa service serviceT serviceT serviceTa
T Ta Be B Bin B11M g loosest loosestIts CCNiIt
in each Yacl division 1aIoB he must lISt rely y yJ Chiefly rhladjou 1
ou the fidelity 8de and energy of the load1C local
1C In tHadS ads and If these t fail to perform theird their
d ay It they theyoR suet must he hM noeamttaM acee Hetut He Heast HeJJst
JJst > ast however
exercise as thorough a aup aiIfWn aTvisuoa
> up Tvisuoa i vision iIfWn as the mean at hi I disposal disposali
i jjuYo jjuYoJl i o W Win
in I n order that I be informed
may a at u uh ast
t h ue l he exact condition Ot o the service to toail Iaall Intli
ail tli its it parts I direct you to order a archin aIchlara at
t Ichlara rchin mvMUgation tIoa in continuance continuanceor
or the t h lgvet tnve4gaUon ettion Uoo of the fosnmlssion fosnmlssionthe eommleont Ioa IoaIt
It t > the th conduct 1aCt of th tile central oiDce oSieettt oiDcea
ttt a 1 of every outside subdivision of the thefv tbeI theftrice
ftrice fv I i ue I save that bat in New York YorkYou Yorky YorkYuu
You y uu will m also make such changes in in1rceulaUO
iue 1rceulaUO regulations as a are areisiDn arff ar araLe a y
tIt ctJnuDaIoa isiDn and aadyou ofrscqmaien yc ycfaU ofrscqmaient t WIll tIi tlOft tlOftL11 ore
L11 Ii a apt ltd meetint meetinti meetln f the board r4 of ofv ofp
> i v > < rrvinliig nitd r v iniug inspector 1 apcto i for this MIIpOae MIIpOaeu
Vou > u will also Jay lay before the congress congressi Con Coni ones onest
i < i rtr rtiut rut at n t that the taw 1 be changed c in <
t I e various van ar uus Jar particulars rtkulars cu reeem recommended > by b r
the I t commission COD tunI I Ii
i wino w h particular emphasis laid upon
th 111 lrcpoaal in 14j jXMtal of the commission that
ihvre I ut Ct b created by law Ia a special specl body
thoroughly tI ruunly U to investigate the lawswnick tows towswhich Iaahldl
which hldl ir I ce supposed aUp suppose to provide for the tberety therety j jireiy
rety t passengers on s siwt14L tamlrrtt tamlrrttrpciiul
rpciiul on excursion boats boa boajrlllJt where whereemit the
i jrlllJt emit t tlU 1 1 es of danger r are the over overcrowdin OYWcruYodln avercruwdln
crowdin 1d d tbe flima flimay and ad hhr to todanger toterof
t1ammal PQeter terof th tM 8U upersiruc = Ne
tures turesThe t urea ureaTtJ ureafhc
The TtJ report of the c comml commission < > mmi ion if I a volu voluluJaoujj toluluinuur olu oluIIOWi
luJaoujj IIOWi affair consisting conltattn ut 32oou OOU woida
At the head of th tIN es camml s ssien l ii V Vi was A AsUtant As Assistant
sUtant i taat Secretary of oftIIe the Department MeDt of ofCommerce ofCommerce ofCommerce
Commerce and Labor Lawrence O Murray Mur Murray Mu Muray ¬
ray Supervising uperv Inspector General Ub Ubler Uta Utaler Uhler
ler of the steamboat 8tea t service wa was aIM aIMon aiseon ataoon
on theeommtssloa theeommtssloaThe the commission commissionThe colDJDl laa laaTbe
The latter atter is the only member el er who ex expresses expreuea expresses ¬
presses views in the report opposed to tothe tothe tothe
the other commissioners He protests protestsagainst proteatat protestsagainst
against t the removal of Rodie RodieThe RoditiThe RotheThe
The report begins be na with ltb a description descriptionof
of its it organisation by Cortelyou and the thework ework thework
work it accomplished aCCOlDpl1ahedSienas accomplishedSlecems accomplishedSladtms
Sladtms CMwiti CMwitiAn eitiAD Ceaditiea CeaditieaAn
An elaborate description of the Sin Slocum 810cuaa Sincuss ¬
cum is given It is stated statedAll atatedAU statedAU
AU the upper works of this vessel vesselwere VeaH VeaHw vesselwere
were w constructed of light wood ooci and had hadbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been painted and burnished many II times timesand tlm tlmaa4 timesand
and were therefore in a highly WI inflam MAantssble inflammable 1aAamhie ¬
mable hie condition In J the construction of ofthe otthe ofthe
the vessel there were w no safeguards safeguardsagainst at8lrUJdaqaInat safeguardsagainst
against fire other than ban compliance with withthe withtile withthe
the regulations as regards the Ua proxim proximity HOJtlmIty proximity ¬
ity of woodwork to Iolhtrs vOt oUfUII rs The vessel vesselhad yeuelhad vesselhad
had no fireproof hatches hatela or bulkheads bulkheadsand 1MaUtbeadDd bulkheadsand
and was built entirely of wood woodThe woodtnae woodThe
tnae The General Slocum wa was a vessel vesselbuilt ye vesselbunt ael aelbuilt
built to carrry a large Ia number of ex excurslonists eXcunloDlllq excurlonlata
curslonists XMO ZS 0 being allowed allow by It law lawand lawaa4 lawand
and in her design there was apprently apprentlyno
no consideration whatever given to the thequestion tbequeaUoa thequestion
question of Inflammability In such a avesael aveuel avessel
vessel a fire once having fair headway headwaycould headwaycould way waycould
could not be controlled and the vessel vesselwould vesselwould el elr
would be quickly consume consumed as exem exemplified exemtfled xem xempllfted ¬
r plified tfled IB th tile tau eM of th tINt General Slo Slocum 810 810CUIDo lo locum ¬
There are many BY similar r vessels v doing doingservice 401qaervIoe doingservice
service In th the water of the UnitedStates United UnitedState Unitedlltatea
State th the construction of which wtafc is isquite iaquit isquite
quite quit a as dangerous ua as that of the Slo Slocum Slocum 0 0uaJeu ¬
cum pad nd unless this kind of conatrrr conatrrrUonimaU cODlltJtOtJo constrrcllonshall
UonimaU tJo b be prohibited blted or modified odU1e4 by bytaw bylaw
taw Ja the safety of a large number of ofpassengers ofpu ofpassenger
passengers pu eft carried by excursion excunlonaad steam cleaneas steamera
era and steamers ateuae plying on the thewater Mftaj Mftajwater I Iwaters
water of the United State cannot ca < bj bjassured 1it 1itJPI baassured
JtnPs Quick Preyre ProgrtsM ProgrtsMThe ProrMIThe s sThe
The report then dads that th tM tMatarte4 firs firsstarted fir firstarted
started to th UN forward forw cabin and that thatin dlatIn thatin
in twenty minute the vessel w wu wupod as asgood asgood
good as lost It aIM finds that the thedid thepaa thepaasengera pas passengers ¬
sengers did not Impede pede or Interfere with withthe wtuathe withthe
the crew in fighting btlDe the fir firIt An AnIt ireIt
It states that the canvas caa caawhen ho boss burst burstwhen buntwhen
when water was w turned on because it itwas Itas ItVas
was Vas as coiled When an attempt was made madete madetID madeto
te attach the rubber hose to the stand standpipe atandpe standpipe
pipe pe the ring from tbe mined rubaeIlaoae canvas canvashose canvashose
hose wa w was left on the pipe noamte th thcrew U Uere the thecrew
crew ere in their panic evidently not see seeln seeit
ln bt it thus preventing prevenU the coupling of ofthe oftile ofthe
I the rubber hose hoseBIG hoseIG hoseBIG
Continued From First Page Pageabout Papabout Pageabout
about left hand left arm ana and head headrjKABLBS headIUSLIeR
rjKABLBS IUSLIeR 6 b H ADAMSy ADAMS nX8yean tn ss l3 > three threeyeejV
yean y yeejV BrooilaiML Right t eha handamf handamfV UDd UDdana Ad Adarm
ana InJured InJuredV need needV
V C DE DRAW GRA W newspaper re paper man forty
four year old 014 tt RIsland Rhode Island Avenue Ave Avenue Ve Venue ¬
nue northeast Injured about head headand UIuIand heedand
and arm armMRS armYRS
MRS W W RUSH RU HyattovUle Shock Shockand Shockand Shodand
and cut cutMISS cuts
MISS BERTHA JlC4008 BCAOGS CAOO Hyaltsvtueinjured Hyattsville HyattsvilleInjured HttavlUeInjured
Injured on head and arm by byF glass glassJ
J F LARCOMBE son of late Late1lII8ter latemaster p pthirtytwo
master ot Government Prtny Prin oe oethlrtyto
thirtytwo years old 014 CM Albany Alban Street StreetBouth StreetSo 1
1lII8ter Bouth So BrooUand BrooUandto Dockt DocktInJurlea Shock and slight slight1n
InJurlea 1n Sojutles jutles Binobodeklagd ut to toA body bodyRED bodyI
I A J3RED RED THOMPSON HyattovUle HyattovUlefht Hattavme HattavmeI lfyattsvilleSlight
Slight fht injuries about lower lowerabock ilia iliaJAJfU limbs and andebb
ebb abockJAMBS ebbJAsgI =
I JAMBS WHITE College eo Park Md One Onearm ODDarm Onearm
arm broken and PC1 out bsr ny glass glassTHOMAS glansTHOMAS
1 THOMAS J J WHINERY Locust Avenue AvenueHyattsville AvenueHyatuvUle AvenueHyattsville
Hyattsville Injured about leg ad aadright adht sadright
right ht shoulder and cut about right mightCECIL righthand rlahthand
hand handCECIL handCECIL
CECIL GALLANT HyattSVfll Left Leftleg LeftIe Left1egwrens
leg Ie 1egwrens wrenched and bruised bnaJeedfaiUnc by personsfatltng persons personsfalling
falling on him himCHARLES bbaCHARLES h hCHARLES
CHARLES SAATMYERS 8ANTMYER8 clerk in drygoods dry drygoods cIryoo4a
goods oo4a store re Injured about left wrist wristarm tarm wrtgtarm
arm knee k flee ee thumb face f and bead beadLive ILlvea headLives
Live in BrooUand BrooUandI BrooJdandLAlTftA BrooklandLAURA
I LAURA AURA BELL Berwyn Md Injured Injuredabout InJun4about Injuredabout
about face and cut about hands handsH baa baaH handsH
H G 8HULTEI8 halt Baltimore Bore StmtWinthrop Street StreetWinthrop treetWinthrop
Winthrop Heights H ta Shock and cuts cutsAUGUST cubAUGUST cutsAUGUST
AUGUST E E BEANS HyattsvilleSlight Hyattsville HyattsvilleSlight HattavlUe8Uht
Slight injuries InJun on head and bruise bruiseabout bruIaeaabout bruisesabout
about body bodyThose bodyn bodyThese
Those Win Went Home HomeDAVID IDAVID lessDAVID
DAVID CUMBERLAND seventeen seventeenyears veateeayean seventeenyears
years old HyattovUle Injured Injuredarm aI out outandouI4erL abutarms
arm arms and andouI4erL shoulders Nothing NoddIIIrJULIA N r rJULIA serious seriousJULIA
JULIA M JOSEPH MS V Street Streeteast ItreetQOIth ItreetQOItht Streeteast
east Injured about aboutJOHN head and andJOHN aadJOHN
JOHN A MAORUDBB northeast Eighteenth EighteenthJackson u uJaclulon teenth teenthJackson
Jackson Streets northeast Foot Footjured Footjured In InJured
jured JuredA i iA
A DEAN slight injuries injuriesface abgtt t tface bad badface
face and body bodyALONIS bocfyUJIU bodyJ
ALONIS J UJIU SEWARD EW ARD slight t tabout Injuries Injuriesabout injuriesabout
about face and suffered u from shock shockCar shockCar bockCar
Car No m left Beryyn about aboutoclock I Ioclock l3 l3oclock
oclock thl this morning IDOnU ad wa w was due to toreach toreach toreach
reach the Treasury a few minute Jain be before be betore before ¬
fore 8 oclock Passengers were taken takenon takenOIl takenon
on at HyattovUle and along aloa the route routeA
A short time before tbe accident the theconductor t
I fconductor
conductor said be had seventyfive pas passenger parstagers ¬
stagers aboard The register on the car carbow carshows
shows bow sixty ty fare rung up The con conductora conductors IIa1
doctors transfer book wa wu found f fthat and andshotted andhoed
shotted hoed that sixty transfers had ba Bpt Bptissued I
issued from the new book He was w In t tthe tVf tVffront
front of ofto the car beginning a new round roundto roundto
to get the fare t of later pasheasen pasheasenCar j jCar r pill pillCar j
Car WM Crvwiei CriwddChester CrvwieiChester CNWi CNWiCeater
Chester Anderson eighteen years old oldof oldot oldof
of Hyattsvi HyattovUle 1 Md wa w was standing on the thefront thetroat thefront
front of the car carHe carHe carHe
He told a reporter for The Time IoM how bowthe howthe JaowUte
the accident happened HI His veffftonof veffftonofthe y ves en ot ote ofthe
the e affair air follows followsThe > J JThe
The car was packed and jammed Jam Jamwas It Itas itwas
was as a cold raw morning JDO with a adon Lon London Loudon ¬
don town fog down over tbe street atreet The Themotorman TheaOtollAaD Themotorman
motorman could not see ten feet teetof ahem aheatof ahemof
of the car and several vwal time almost almostpassed almostpassed t tpaued
passed passengers because uae they could couldnot cownot couldnot
not be seen through thru h the fog fagFrom fogFrom fOffFrom
From W Street to T Street on Fourth FourthStreet FourthStreet FourthStreet
Street northeast there t ere is a decided decidedgrade deetdeda4e decidedgrad
grade It is considered one of the most mostdangerous mostdangerous t troua
dangerous roua place along the th line even evenin evenIa evenin
in dear weather and when the tracks tracksare t tracksare JuI JuIan
are dry The car wa wu going at a lathe JNUeof latheof
of shout bout fifteen mile an hour hourCalvin hourColvin hourColvin
Colvin the motorman did 4 not know knowhe mow1M knowlie
he wa was so near the curve Colvins CoIYIa lest Arstidea AlIItIdea lestIdea
idea that bat he waa on the th curve wa 1V was when whenDEATH wIaenKArX whenDEATI
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OtMpe of x Mr fttoed t About the SeeM of the Wreck AU th the Konriag Xonti Worais L a aM 4 Many Tk TModeI oria M 18 t th t the Caus c gf the Dt De Derant Doraihlteot
rant Were iT ALyanNd
the tic left front wheel struck th tIM raised rateedMe raisedaide i
aide Me of th u track and wm was thrown beak bafcwith beakwith 1
with a Jerk ColvIn applied the brake brakewith brakewith ke kewith
with all hi ale strength but this did more moreCar IIIOIebaraa morebarm
baraa than pod podCar podCar
Car TraM Turned Over OverTh Overbe OverThe
Th be front t truck of the car jumped jumpedof jompedoff Jotr
off the track and the break wer were forced toNedon forcedon forcedon
on the rear wheels wbee with such suchness auchI sudden suddenseas
I ness a as to cause a Jerk which broke brokethe brokethe brokethe
the chain When the wheel were re relieved reJleve4 relieved ¬
lieved of the pressure again 1ft they shot shotforward shotforwar4 shotorward
forward orward TIle rear truck went oC th thI Ube tbetraeka Ubetacks
I track and then the car turned ever on ontoe ontoe onto
toe left aide aideKvery aideBYery sideEvery
Every window in the conveyance COftvey wa wathe wu wu111I wassmashed
smashed 111I seats were om from the U airthe ear eartJae
the trolley was broken otC 0 and the top topof topot topof
of the car broken in several places placesThe aaceaTiM placesThe
The fender wa was broken off 0 ofd < and th the flange flangeoa ftanpI flangeen
oa on one of the wheel wa wu torn off for forbout tor1IMIt forabeut
abeut bout three inches because of the force forcewith forcewith
1 with which the wheel struck th the track trackPASSENGERS trackPASSENGERS
The car was going COin at the t rate of ofabout ofabout ofabout
about fifteen miles an hour or at about aboutthe aboutthe aboutthe
the came earn speed that is usually attained attainedon
on the level We were completely enveloped en enveloped enYeloped ¬
veloped in fog and could not see more morethan moretitan morethan
than ten feet in front of us When W the thecurve thecurve I Icurve
curve loomed up before u u the motorman torman I Iyelled ITeIJed Iyelled
yelled something thlq and applied th t the brake brakebut brakeabut brakesbut
but it wa w was too late lateSuch latelluc lateSuch
Such lluc was the statement of Cheater CheaterAnderson CbeMerAnderao ChesterAnderwp
Anderson of Hyattsville JQlLttvUlewtao JQlLttvUlewtaoof T who wa was one oneof oneof
of the four men standing ata on th tIM ion fronplatform oaplattorm ionplatform <
platform of the car AntJ Anderson who i ieighteen ielclateen Is Isetgbteen
eighteen year old was w on his way to tolomerviUe toerriUe tothe
the Somerville erriUe Machine Shop where be heis beI beIs
is I employed as a machinist He wa wawithin was waswithin waswithin
within two feet of Sprague Bpra who Jto was waskilled w wJdUe4 waskilled
killed and Stuart uart who wa was serioualy ae In Injured InJured Injured ¬
jured when w the accident ooourcad ooourcadTalked o 1 I1A awipd awipdTalked
Talked About A t Cats CI Sped SpiAll StMAU SpedAU
AU of u ua had been talking about I how howfaat aowft howfast
fast th the car waa going U he continuedbut continued continuedbut ooatlnaedbut
but I for one had no thought tlNJ of the theimpending thebnpeadtq theimpending
impending danger From the car barn barnto tNuDato barnsto
to the point where the car overturned overturnedthere OYert1IJIIe4Uaen overturnedthen
there Ia i a gradual incline in llae which end endwith ends eDdawith endswith
with the curve curv at T Street StreetDown BtreetDown StreetDown
Down the hill through the dense fog fogside tOIlthe fogthe
the car tAre at a fast clip swaying wa from fromside 101I 101IaSde
side to side Fearing that t at I would be bethrown bethrown bethrown
thrown off I grasped the handle of the thedoor thedoor thedoor
door The other men were leaning with withtheir withtheir withtheir
their backs against the bras bar ba bars which whichprotect whichprotect bich bichprotect
protect the front window Indows Th he motor motorman motorone motorman ¬
man had one hand on the controller and andIke an4Ute andlb
Ute lb ether on the brake brakeAbove brakeuA brakeAjrove
uA Above tbe rumble of e < th t thewheels wheels I Isuddenly Iaucldeftly Isuddenly
suddenly heard the motorman yeU some something lIOmeWhat something ¬
thing What it t was I dent t know bO I Iglanced 1 1uP Lglanced
glanced up saw the turn directly y in infront infront infront
front of us ua and reached for or something somethingto IIOII1ethIncto ng ngto
to hang ha on My y hand touched an a ironrod iron ironrod IroDrod
rod and I clung clun to it for dear lifeThen life lifeThen UteThen
Then came a crash and a roar r and andth andthe andthe
th the next thing I knew the rear end of ofthe 01tbe ofthe
the ear shot ho up in the air and w we were werelying wereJyInc werelying
lying on our side ide What happened after afterthat attethat afterthat
that I scarcely 1le8ne1 know for I was waut stunned gfunnedby stunnedto unnK unnKb
b by the abock shock and the only thing that thattie
tie caje to me a was wastlae the fact that I was wasalien wa walre
alien alienI a lre lreV I
I V dimly II recall however howEov r seeing e th thtwo the UIet thetwo
two t two men who had been bt
at standing t be beside IJe beside ¬
side me fly through the tair air Evidently Evidentlythey Evidentlythey vidently videntlythey I
they fell directly under the body of the thesr I Icr
tar sr where were they were ere found The motor motorman motorman i
man managed JRanaa to ban pane on to the tb brake brakeand brakeand
and I remember seeing him Itll lying In a aposition aMO aposdtion
position so that the door of the vesti vestibule YeaUbole vestibule ¬
bule fitted over his b body bodyFor bodyuFor bodyFor
uFor For my part I clung clun to the iron rail railwith railwith
with witb all my m might The impact didnt didnttooeen didntiseen
tooeen my grasp and nd it wa wu due to thl thlthat this tblallld thistlgat I
that llld I wasnt seriously injured As A soon soonwe aoonwe soonts
ts we extricated ourselves I found It Kva Itteas
va 78 the controller I had grabbed hold holdcf Jaoldct boldcf I
cf In my efforts to save myself myselfK4 my myX myselfNM
K4 X Talk Witk ComW eoJW1t1ctN CesdaetaAnderson r rAnderson
Anderson further said that he had hadtalked badtaU1e4 hadtalked
talked with the conductor of the car tarafter carafter
after the tli > accident and had learned fromDIEb from fromNICHOLSON fromDlb
230t M GEORGE W beloved husband of I
Eltaa J Nicholson aged eel fiftyfour years y arK I
Dearest father thou hast left us j
And we thy loss moat deeply dtepl feel
But tie U God who hath bereft us UtiAnd usAnd I IAnd I
And He H can all our sorrows heal healBy I I
By His Wife and Children n
Funeral from hi hI late la residence r addenct addenctTweaty 9 JA5 JA5Twentyseventh 6 6Twentyseventh
Tweaty Twentyseventh eventh Street treet northwest t Tues ¬
day October 18 at 3 p m ItECOBELLSuddenlyon it it8COBBLL It2CQBELLSuddenly
8COBBLL 2CQBELLSuddenly Suddenly ftn Satunlay Oc Jctobsr October deto ¬
OLITHANT SCOBELL In his fiftythird fiftythirdyear ftrttbh ftrttbhyear AftYthirdyear
year yearInterment yearIl1terment yearinterment
Interment private privateBaltimore
Baltimore paper please copy it itSHINN ItMINHAt ItSHINrat
SHINN SHINrat MINHAt At the residence of her son sonC sunC
C M Shinn blnn n 116 Eleventh h Street north northeast norlheaat northeast ¬ I
east on Saturday October 16 1804 uf ufbean ufseaJt utheart
in the eightyfourth htytourtb year of her age ae It ItSOLOMON ItfIOLOMONOn ItSOLOMONOn
SOLOMON fIOLOMONOn On Sunday October 16 16WM j j111M
WM at t M 1810 > oclock a m MOSES BOll sunof souof
of Ella JIUaa aud Celia Solomon aged thirty tblrt tblrtave I
ave letIS years ears Jt JtFUNERAL Jot1UJfKRAL ItFIJIISRAL
OC every ry description rlpttomodt4tltly moderately 9tfeoteQlIDE Bfleed BfleedOUDE PrieMGtJDJ
Utt f P Street Northwest Phone M K KJ M MJ ci ciWILLIAM
2S Penn eun Ave N 1V V Washington D c Cc
him that there were about seventyAve seventyAvepassengers eventynv eventynvpaasenger ventyftvaboard
passengers aboard at the time The conductor con conductor CODd ¬
ductor d told him that sixty fares had hadbeea badbeen
been rung ru up and that there t were w fifteen fif fifteen fttteen ¬
teen whose boee fare had not bps collected collectedWM coUeetedW CollectedWu
WM W OB Ra Jtur r Plotfirs PlotfirsDavid Piatf PSatfDavi4 nau nauDavid
David Cumberland Cuaberla 4 also of Hyattarillewa Hyattarille le lewaa
wa was standing 8tandin on th the rear platform plaU when whenthe whenthe whenthe
the car left the tracks H Heaay slays ays there therewere thereere therewere
were ere about eight other besides himself himsetfon blmaettor himselfor
or the platform and so far as he knows knowscone knownODe knowsnone
cone was seriously rtouly injured inJundThe injuredThe
The ear w was rUDDmt running at tb the rate I Iahould Iahould Ishould
ahould say Yo of about fifteen or sixteen sixteenmiles alxteeDmllea sixteenmiles
miles an hour I was standing in themidst the themidst theJDldat
midst of a crowd of men and we were wereall wweall wenall
all holding on to something ethiDtr on aocountof account accountof CICOUatat
of the swaying of otthe th car
The first firs 1 knew of our 0 danger wa wawhen w wwhen was waswhen
when when the rear portion of the car sudden suddenof ¬
ly shot of up into the air 4r and 1M h body of
tn the t car wa was sent t shooting boot off o to one oneside oneside
side while the truck tracks regained re on the
track It was over like a naah If I
hadnt happened to be holding D to the therail therail therail
rail I dont donT dO suppose aUppoRt I woukThe would be here to
tell the tory nowDcaou now nowDenounce nO nODei1CM
Denounce Dcaou cd gjtflyaaA C Ceapa CeapaAnotber Carpany CarpanyAnother p y yAnother
Another phase of the accident i is de daacribed described de decribed ¬
scribed by Arthur L L Hugh 11 Lushes of Brent Breatwood Brentwood
wood 11004 who was a passenger on the car carfollowing carfollow carfollowing
following follow In the illfated 451 Hughes If was wassevere waslevere wassevere
severe in hi his denunciation of the rail railroad Fallroad railroad ¬
road company for employing pie what bat be heterm beterma beterms
term as Incompetent motormen and andsay andsay andsays
say says the accident i Is dSneU directly traceable traceableto
to neglect neclectI j
I have been bee using usa the J line one for a aber sum sumher i iher
her of year y yeafe said Mr Hughe H Hughes and andtbe andthe andthe
the fact that the the o operation peas ttqn qf the cars carswas canwa carswas
was wa in in b lnytombetent o mi > etemdftandlaj t8nt 1f1MueDt raquent
ly been btyugbt btopu bt ioi to toy lny y attoatson at titte in The Thecompany TheCOIIIpany Thecompany
company employs em loJs men wno wile are nomore no nomore aemore
more qualified tA to run a car than a child childbut childbut
but are willing to work ork for small wages wagesTime wqeaTime wagesTime
Time and again I have noticed that tnattbe tbattbe thatthe
tbe cars approach curves at terrific terrificspeed ten1ftcIIpeed terrtflespeed
speed and whirl around with scarcel scarcelperceptible scarcely ar arperceptible
perceptible slackening Iack I have ba ve tool toolfor looked lookedfor ea
for an accident of thl Is kind kl ever < since I Ihave Ihave Ihave I
have line been compelled comps to patronise the theline tbellae theline
Had Man lade a aMr Pzotaat PzotaatMr ProastMr
j jBreutwood
Mr Hughes Hh further stated that the theBrentwood UNBrentwood
Brentwood Cltisea4 Citizens Association A alone ofwhich of ofwhich 0 0which
which he is i a member bad made a protest pro protest pr0test ¬
test to the o Icia officials of th the road against againstpermitting apInatpermlttln againstpermitting
permitting the car ca cars to attain such ter terrific terrUlc terrtfic ¬
rific speed down the District D line hill hillwhich hilI hilIwh1ch billwhich
which extends from North Nart Langdon to tothe tothe tothe
the District line It i is said the car can are areallowed areallowed areallowed
allowed to run wild down do this steep in incline IaelIDe indine ¬
cline imperiling imperlU the live Dyes of the thesengers theaeDlrers pas passengers
sengers and persons on the street streetJ 1Itreeta 1ItreetaJ
J E Ooodkey living liv at JIll Rhode Isl Island 181and Island ¬
and Avenue A venue northeast tov describing th thaccident tU tUacc1dcnt theaccident
accident said I wa was on my way ay t twork te teork towork
work ork at the Government Gover nt Printin Of Office 01Ace Ofice ¬
Ace and WAS w standing atandi in the center of oftbe OCtbe ofthe
tbe car I should Judge that there were wereabout WeNabout wereabout
about seventyfive people on the carwhlcb car carwhich carhleb
which hleb was going ot at the rate of prob probably pr0bably probably ¬
ably fifteen raises 11 1ks an hour A As we westruck westruck westruck
struck the curve at Fourth and T TStreets Ttreeta TStreets
Streets treeta northeast there was a Jolt fo folowed fol followed followed ¬
lowed by a scraping 1ICln of the car wheels wheelson Wtteelason wheelson
on the asphalt Then the he oar seemed e4 to toleap toleap toleap
leap through the air and th the next mo moment mo molDent moment ¬
ment was as on its side on the south side sideof aideot sideof
of T Street 8t et The car wa was full of women womenwho womenho womenwho
who ho screamed prayed and groaned dur ¬
ing the overturning overtumi but who afterward afterwardproved afterwardJroved afterwardproved
proved their usefulness by caring for forthose tortho8e forthose
those injured worse than themselves tbeJaaelv
I was thrown headforemost against againstthe acalnsttht againstthe
the other side > of < the oar ar and was the
bottom of a pile of men and nd women
lxtricatlnc EJItrica ng myself 1 helped as much as aspossible alipoalble aspossible
possible to get tt the women out of the tbecar thecar thecar
car Under one end nd of 0 f the o othe car I saw a aman aman
man unconscious and pinned down by
the he car which was resting on his chest
I attemoted to drag him out but could couldnot conidnot couldnot
not as he was au firmly pinned down
that it was necessary t o lift nit the end of
the car r with a derrick before he could
be extricated extricatedBroke EJlttricatedB extricatedBroken
Broke B Panes P Caused Cuts CutsThe ctaThe Cutsrho
The broken window panes in the car carcaused carcauaed carcaused
caused many painful cut cult and nd there thereseemed tereseemed j
seemed to be blood everywhere Al Although At Attbeuarh Although ¬
though the hospitals ptta rewpopded r quickly
to the hurry call which was wry sent in too toomuch toomuch toomuch
much credit cannot tH be
given Iven to the wo women womtn women ¬
men on the car They bandaged the thecuts thtocuts they
cuts with Ath their handkTchJ handkerc and
when those tbo became saturated tore up
thejrpyaooat t their petticoats ata and used them themMr uJo as aswas
Mr Ooodkejr was Injured to the to toside Jo Joa JotreaIM keside
side arm and hand handf and was treated at at4eedptaa t tFraait
Preedman a sSustaned Hospital HospitalSustained
Sustained a Fractured Slain SlainFrank c U UFrank
Frank A A King who Ia 1 confinsd at atSlbley atJbley atSibley
Slbley Hospital tal with a sligh fracture fractureI traet traetof
of the skull un said aaIdHI saidI
HI I wa was aa sitting tU on one of the front seats seatsof Mataof seatsof
of the car talking to a friend I wa wapaying wu wupaylq waspaying
paying no attention to the thedrawn ogr of ofthe ofthe I
the car toward which my mind J8184drawn wa wadrawn
drawn f for the last t time by a sliding aUdI aUdIatlon sen senMi aensattou
atlon Mi Joined M4 with screams of th Uaiwo Uaiwomen the wo wemen woI
men I felt myself yaelf hurled through throu ih the theair tMair theand
air men and remember ber nothing morer morerSAM more aoreSAMe moreSAME
Joseph Ooodkey recalled that four fouryear fe fearyears
year 1 ago th tile same car overturned at atth atthe atthe
th the Fourth Fo Street curve la a aaIJnIIar manner mannersimilar mannersimilar
similar to th the accident of this UdaAt morning morningAt
At that Om 0 however the ear ear wa w was not notgoing ROtcom notgoing
going so fast faat and no one wa was seriously seriouslyinjured sedewlyInjured 1 1JUred
injured injuredFew InjuredPew JUred JUredhw
Few of the passenger on the Illfated Illfatedoar nafate4oar iiifatedoar
oar attach the blame of the accident on onthe ontile onthe
the motorman He did his best theysay they theysay tlaeyIs
sayIt say sayIt
It i Is generally thought that the thick thickness tlalcknea thickness ¬
ness of the fog prevented a clear view viewof viewof viewof
of the track so that the motorman could couldnot coaIdJI couldnot
not see the curve until almost on it itwhen it itw itwhat
when w It was too late lateShortly lateShortly
Shortly after th tII6 accident one of the thevictims thevictims
vI victims was w brought to Sib Sibseriously 81blq Hospital Hospitalseriously H pltl
seriously Injured internally i ternall Tbe The nurses nune8ure4 nursesurged j jurged
urged him to go to bed bed bat b bon insisted insietsdon insistedon
on returning g to his home first in orderthat order rderthat orderthat
that his family might not be worried worriedThe worriedThe orrIed orrIedTbe
The hospital authorities realised that thatthe thatthe
the man was w seriously injured and andurged andurPd andurged I
urged him to remain at a t the hospital and andhave andhave I Ihave
have word sent emt to his bl family He in Inalated inslated j jslated
slated on having aVln his own way however bollteverand bodeverand i iaad
and in spite 18 of 0 warnings amin walked out outand outaura j jand
and has ba not ot since been seen The nun nurses nunI auraes ¬
es say I he waa in a weakened condition
A large crowd assembled at the scene sceneall aceneall sceneall
all during the morning For hours after afterthe afterthe afterthe
the accident occurred occurred distracted men menwomen menwomen
women 0 and children cl who 0 had relatives relativeson
on the illfated car swarmed aed about the tbeplace theplace theplace
place and made inquiries concerningsome concerning concerningsome coaceraln
some 80 loved 10v one oneAn oneAn oneAn
An employe of the railroad company companyhaving companyhavlne companyhaving
having a list of all the injured wa was ata stationed atadOlled atahosed ¬
dOlled there to answer the questions of oftheae oftbelle ofthese
these people and hi his task proved to be benothing beaotJaI benothing
nothing aotJaI easy Time and again h he was waacompelled waseoapenecl wascompelled
compelled to reassure griefstricken pa parent paJeDta parents ¬
rents rent and halferased husbands and andwive andwives andwives
wives that their own were ere not among amongthe amon amonthe amongthe
the seriously injured injuredOne InjuredOne InjuredOne
One of the most pathetic cases was wasthat wasthat wasthat
that of an n aged woman OJaan who bo came insearch in insearch Ineearc
search eearc of her daughter da bter From Fro her almost al almost aleMIt ¬
most eMIt incoherent screams bystanders bystandersgathered by bystandersgathered > tanden tandenpUaered
gathered that she had been informed informedthat informedthat
that her daughter had been seriously seriouslyhurt aertoualyhurt seriouslyhurt
hurt and it was not until she e had been beenassured beenaured beenassured
assured and reassured that the girl iPrlall was wasall wasall
all right that she became calm calmEmploye calmKmploYeai calmLmploycs
Employe of the railroad had evidently evidentlybeen evidentlyn evidentlybeen
been n warned to keep shy by of newspaper newpapermen newspapermen nea per permen ¬
men and every effort was wa made to keen keenthe k8eothe keenthe
the circumstances surrounding urroundl the acci accident accident sectdent ¬
dent from becoming public A feeble at attempt attempt attempt ¬
tempt was w made even to prevent news newsAUCTIOH neW neWAUCTION newsAUCTION
Washington Whlt Hone and Carriage Baaa a Passer u u94J
94J 114 > Louisiana Av nu nu7l5Horses nun nun73Horses
75 7l5Horses Horses and Mules Mules7S Mules7SAt 75 75At
At our big hi sties sale tomorrow Tuesday Tunda7lDulCiDl eon eontrancing tramuanciag
trancing 10 1 It w II yt i he herd tl flue Illinois drafter drafteraad tIrIIftenaDd drafterssad
aDd driven that arrived too late for Hatwdftrs Hatwdftrsauction Hat Hatauctioa naturthUaauction
auction will 111 be sold to highest hipe Bidder
20 bead for various partie psrtteePRIVATQ partiePRIVATE partie partiePRIVA
2 I M t sad tin I yet 111 n Kent K I1 trcfcy n na naTnttte les Psntei PsnteiTr PeeieTretters
Tr Tnttte Tretters tt r Pacers Pace S SEH BEMslNOeR BEMslNOeRIt IN4g IN4git
It AwctliMsr uctl R4Nr
Wonder Won der What Mertz Will 5 Say y T TodayU TodayrI < xl y y9p i
I Stare cbss at 6 p P at daily 9p 9 II M SsrurJsys SsrurJsysA 5aurhtyaA
A tailoring tailoring a acant b3rgain b ar ain that
cant be equaled anywhere anywhereStylish anywherei
Stylish perfect fitting suits suitsto suz i s sto i
to order in in the tIoMertz Mertz MertzWay MertzWay
Way VlayofMertzsexcusive of Mertzs Niel tz s exclusive exclusive4tBOYAL I IHROYAL Is
s 4tBOYAL ROYAL Worsteds and andThibets andThibets
Thibets in black blue and andpopular ando
popular o ular brown brownecial 1J 10 t f
Special n nFit ecial at iJJli iJJliKit L LIlt
Kit and Satisfaction Guaranteed GuaranteedMertz GuaruutcedMertz
Mertz and Mertz Co 906 F St I Il Ic IJ
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fa per Johntopaltben photographer from tram taking t pie ptera pic pieerse
erse ra of th the wrecked ear earI earAphotographer
4 Aphotographer IJ otopap was as pereaodly ortIy ora oradered
dered dered I by b an ojttciou ojttciouto n1cuottsyeung hereon not
to take a pieties wlct of t tto u uto tl > s ear deedless
to say aa the order was w wpreJNUAtloaa act herded and andpreparations andpreparations
preparations were made t t photograph ph i ithe
the wreck Ffedm Flladlnno fpding < 3 m4 ltk hWwor r word had ladno hadno
no effect the young person pe lOll ordered the theconductor theondcctor theconductor
conductor motormen f and nd other ran railroad ranroad ranroad ¬
road employes pIoye there to obstruct the thevltw thevit theview
view vit W of the man with the camera
In tptte Eptt of all the t these obstacle the thephotORpher thephotographer
I photographer finally ftnall got a picture plot of the thewreck thewreck thewreck
wreck and marched away amid the ex expresston eapreaalioBIJI expresslone
presston of approval a oval on the part of th thcrowd the tbecrowd thecrowd
crowd crowdSPRAGUE crowdSPRAGUE
When Spragues mangled form had hadquickly Iaa4be hadbeen
be been D extrtaat4Pd front the wreck be bequickly was wasquickly
quickly conveyed to th tM Homeopathic HoseopatbcHapital lIeopauleHGepftal
Hospital A ApertIcIat superficial examination tiGft of ofhis ofhJ ofhis
his hJ Injuries InJ showed that thar there wa WM little Mttlehope ltct1ehope littlehope
hope that his life might b be spared Word Wordwa Wordwaar
wa was accordingly sent to th tM members ben of ofhis ofhi ofhis
his hi family summoning them to the bee JaoepUsl bospitsl
pitsl pUslBpran pitalSprague
Sprague was admitted to th tile hospital hospitalshortly hocpltalshortly boePltalsbordy
shortly before S oclock o oloek B Be wa w was taken takento bikento takento
to the operating room roo where th tM exam etamInation examintion esamIn6Uon
intion of his injuries wa wu mad made dmotos dmotosin O Oin
in n that be had sustained a a fracture of ofthe
the skull tull and wa was frightfully injured in internally In Internally
ternally HI Hta face wa wa cut and gashed gashedhis
his 111 arm lJIUI were w brokeq brol toad Jd Ie lege were wereterribly ere ereten1bly
terribly lacerated laceratedkeep lacerateetFor laceratedFor
For two hours tM dsetsrs worked to tokeep tokeep
keep th the spark of m life m lit Sprati lpra4UWs body bodyfrom bodyfrom
from dying 4 out out but their effort proved provedfutile provedfutile
futile He succumbed d to W w injuries at atil
1015 il + lt oclock oclockAjhl ocIoekAs oclockAs
Ajhl As W life lit ebbed away awa his wife sat satlearning t
by wa bedside at tai Upon
learning min of the theried accident t s had her
sod to the city with all speed hop
tq against t hope that the sports COD coseerning
eemlng her husband would prove over ¬
drawn 4IrawaWWW
Wiitw S Sliders fra Collapse CollapseMm C CollapseMrs Uap e eKm
Mm Sprague pra suffered a complete col collapse colThe collapse ¬
lapse The scene was w most pathetic patheticSpragu patheticIIpNaue patheticSprague
Sprague wa wu thirtyfive years old 014 and andhad aDdbad andbad
bad been employed at tIN Government GovernmentPrinting aoveotPrlatlatr OovernmentPrinting
Printing Oil Office ee aboot a year H Hee 13eli came cameto cameto
to Washington W from Oklahoma Okla where
hi his father to a physician He H is sur survived 801vtYed surby ¬
vived by Kn Mr Sprague prajJUe and three chil children chUwo ¬
dren twe wo girls and a boy who w wrap whose ages apenags agesrange
range from seven to toMEN eleven year yearsMEN
Conductor Cecil and Motomwn Motor es Cctvto Celinaare ctftaare
are under arrest They TIle will willbe probahty probahtybe
be released this afternoon on real NaluL estate estatebaL e4atehail
L ATOtiiveUi t m CJbw isent well ell known In commercial commercialcircles COIDIIIeJclaleIrcIea commercialcircles
circles celebrated tecI with a feast and mu muaical muyeatelda musisal
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goods stored with Peoples Ieoples eop Storage to Ca
in the name of Mrs Julia Miller t0p to pay payJLTTEMTIOIT f
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In leas than five weeks the election wiN
be held for I fvesident esident and Vice Pro ¬
dent and the control of the House of ofaenta
Representatives = aenta vea The present condition conditionsuccess coadiUouauCceU
bode success of the Democratic Democea tk cause I Iunited It Itunited t tunited
united and enthusiastic efforts are made
It is apparent that to over overcome OVeICO cotae the theposition theposits
position posits ofice of the Republican party in intrenched I Itrenched Intrenched ¬
trenched in office and with the financial financialadvantages ftO fnaaclsladvantages
advantages dVD due to such position the theI
legitimate tlDWte CDIpa campaign < n expenses pensea I ot the
Democratic party must of necessity nccuait be begreat becreat begreat
great greatFriends greatFriends
creatFrIends Friends of Democracy and citizens who wlao4eatre
desire the election of Alton B Parker Parkerand PallJ4trand Parkerand
and Henry G Davis can in nowise give givemore stv stvmore e emore
more substantial aid than in flnaaeial flnaaeialassistance Anaactaitance flnaisclaIassistance
assistance tance I earnestly appeal to all
Democrats in tae District of Columbia Columbiato
to make such ueb donations to the cause causaas cUNas causeas
as they may be ablo to do By so doing 4oID 4oIDthey
they will have the th satisfaction If w 1M are aresuccessful r8aucceaalut aresuccessful
1 successful of knowing that f ftributed oy con COlItrtbuted contributed
tributed toward restoring reatod the National NationalGovernment NadonalGovernment auooal auooalOovenaaent
Government to a harbor of safety and andreestablishing DIllreeatabUahill andreestablishing
reeatabUahill reestablishing Democratic Democraticwhich Demeeratiowhich principles principleswhich
which for so many years y added a to the thehealthy UNheaitlaY thehealthy
healthy growth and prosperity perItT ot the theUnited tileUnited theUnited
United States StatesContributions StatuContribuUoaa StatesContributions
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